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  • Shimmy To Our Debate Party!

    SUNDAY: Hillary Returns to the Debate Stage

    Secretary Clinton will take the debate stage for the second time against her Republican opponent on Sunday. This debate will be a town-hall format. Friend -- We hope to see you there!

    Join the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign and Orange County Democratic Party for this event! We'll begin phone banking at 6pm to recruit volunteers and then settle in for the debate at 9pm. Come and bring friends so we can win this thing together! 

    The phone banking and debate watch will occur at Time-Out Sports Grill located at 1301 Fordham Blvd in Chapel Hill. 

    Click here to RSVP

    PS - An email sent earlier this week said there would be a debate watch party in Hillsborough. This was erroneously reported. However, there will be a debate watch in Hillsborough for the third and final presidential debate.

    October 06, 2016
  • Deborah Ross October 11th Event

    October 06, 2016
  • Northern Orange Democrats Breakfast

    The November General Election is upon us, and the results will have a major impact on the state of things in North CarolinaNC House Representative Verla Insko will join us at the next gathering of the Northern Orange Democrats Breakfast Group to caution and encourage us on the outlook for a brighter, fairer and prosperous future for North Carolina individuals and families. 
     
    Verla represents the 56th District, which includes precincts in Hillsborough, Carrboro, Chapel Hill and a small portion of rural Orange, and she is completing her tenth term in office. On her website, she writes: "I'll fight to improve education--early childhood through our superb community college and UNC systems--expand access to health and mental health care, protect the environment, extend social justice, reform our criminal justice system, celebrate our diversity and build an economy for all."
     
    Saturday, October 8, 2016
    9:00am - 10: 15am
    The Village Diner
    600 West King Street, Hillsborough 
     
    Have your questions ready, express your concerns, and please feel free to bring a friend.  
    October 06, 2016
  • Debates, Wendy Davis, and Gloria Steinem!

    OCDP Orange Peel - September 22, 2016

    Hughes Appointed to Hillary for America Victory Council

    Hillary for America’s Millennial Victory Council is a group of leaders volunteering their spare time, energy and expertise to help put Hillary in the White House in November. OCDP Chair Matt Hughes was appointed to HFA's Millennial Victory Council and joins several other young leaders across the country in advising the Clinton campaign on millennial outreach.

    Debate Watch Party

    The Orange County Democratic Party will be holding a Debate Watch Party for the first debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and her Republican opponent. The event will be Monday, September 26th at the Time-Out Sports Grill located at 1301 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill beginning at 8:30pm.

    Click here to RSVP

    District Court Judicial Candidates Forum

    The Orange County Democratic Party will also be sponsoring a candidate forum later this month on Thursday, September 29 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Lake Hogan Farms Clubhouse (101 Commons Way, Chapel Hill). This event will be moderated by OCDP Chair Matt Hughes and OCDP Vice Chair Susan Romaine.

    Wendy Davis and Gloria Steinem Coming to Orange County for Clinton Campaign

    Former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis will be coming to the Democratic Coordinated Campaign Office tomorrow (Friday, September 23) at 1:30pm to help launch a phone bank and voter registration effort. The office is located at 209 East Main Street in Carrboro. Please RSVP using this link: https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/view/KSAUAFGGCSYU4GLJ/

    Gloria Steinem will also be joining the Democratic Campaign Office on Saturday, September 24 at 1:00pm to help another volunteer shift launch. This event will also take place at 209 East Main Street in Carrboro. Please RSVP using this link: https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/view/OFO4OTBELTZT6IID

     

    September 22, 2016
  • Action Alert: Early Voting Comments Needed

    We have been communicating with our members about a push to expand early voting and how to get involved in that effort. Last week we notified you regarding issues that places Orange County’s early voting plan in limbo and now we need your help once more.

    The State Board of Elections will consider four plans from Orange County (one majority bi-partisan plan, two Republican plans, and one Democratic plan). The Orange County Democratic Party is supporting the Democratic Plan submitted by Jamie Cox, Democratic Member of the County Board of Elections. We believe that the Democratic Plan submitted by Jamie Cox is the most consistent with the values of a majority of voters in Orange County and the recent ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, including voters who have voiced their opinions directly to the County Board of Elections or through their elected officials.

    The State Board of Elections has opened a comment portal for folks to weigh in on plans that are coming before them at a recent meeting.

    You may comment on Orange County’s plan using the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenapyiJqjrDXDlCdcGy6Wosq1adtgKGrjNYzTPedbBIrXZyA/viewform.

    The points we would like our members to consider in their comments include:

    · 40% increase in total hours compared to the 2012 schedule to accommodate increase in turnout

    · Extended Evening Hours (most sites open until 7:30pm on weekdays and ALL sites open until 7:30 the last 3 weekdays)

    · All sites open on ALL weekend days of the Early Voting Period

    · Extended Saturday Hours (7:30am - 5pm all three Saturdays at all sites)

    · Sunday Hours (1pm - 5pm both Sundays at all sites)

    · The additional Site at University Place that will reach traditionally under-served communities, and accommodate increased turnout without overly burdening our existing staff.

    Please know that comments submitted through this form constitute a public record, cannot be made anonymously, and must be submitted by Monday, September 5th at 5pm.

    September 01, 2016